Alexis Cruz

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Alexis Cruz
Born (1974-09-29) September 29, 1974 (age 39)
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985–present
Height 5'7"

Alexis Cruz (born September 29, 1974) is an American actor, known for his performances as Rafael in Touched by an Angel and as Skaara in Stargate and Stargate SG-1. Cruz was born in The Bronx, New York of Puerto Rican descent. His mother, Julia, was a songwriter.[1] He currently resides in Los Angeles. He started his actor´s career when he was 9. However, when he was 13, and was auditioning for a role, the director explained to him that he was a bad actor, at which he decided to enter the School for Performing Arts, the Fame school, that same year.[2] He went to Boston University majoring in Independent Technical Theatre. Cruz appeared as assistant D.A. Martin Allende in the legal drama Shark, with co-stars James Woods and Jeri Ryan. In the 1998 film Why Do Fools Fall In Love, the Cruz played the role of Herman Santiago, one of the original members of the rock and roll group the "Teenagers". Along with Erick Avari, he is the only other actor to appear in both the original Stargate movie and the spin-off series Stargate SG-1.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1987 The Pick-up Artist Charlie
1989 Rooftops Squeak
1990 Gryphon Ricky
1994 Stargate Skaara
Hostage High Frankie Rodriguez
1997 The Brave Weyman
1998 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Herman Santiago
1999 Learning to Swim Guillermo
2000 That Summer in LA Smiley
2002 Bug Sung
2003 DarkWolf Miguel
2004 Spectres Sean
2004 Stand Up For Justice: The Ralph Lazo Story Ralph Lazo (short)
2007 Tortilla Heaven Marco
2009 Drag Me To Hell Farm Worker

Television[edit]

Year Television Show Role Notes
1984 The Cosby Show Enrique Terron
1990 The Old Man and the Sea Manolo
1990-1991 Sesame Street Alex
1994 Touched by an Angel Rafael
1995 Streets of Laredo Joey Garza (mini)
1995 Price of Love Alberto
1996 Grand Avenue Raymond
1997 Stargate SG-1 Skaara/Klorel (6 episodes)
1997 Riot Carlos
1997 Detention: The Siege at Johnson High Frankie Rodriguez
2001 Almost a Woman Nestor
2006 Slayer Alex
2006-2007 Shark Martin Allende
2012 Englehart Scatman's little brother
2013 Castle Lyle Gomez

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alexis Cruz Biography (1974-)". Filmreference.com. 1974-09-29. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  2. ^ http://tvdramas.about.com/od/shark/a/alexiscruzinter.htm An Interview with Alexis Cruz (Martin, Shark) By Rachel Thomas, About.com Guide.

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